Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology must complete the course requirements and the physical fitness proficiency of each Option. Students may select their area of specialization from the Options described below. These Options develop a student who has an integrated conceptual understanding of the discipline and its relationship to human movement. Each Option focuses on foundation preparation for a specific occupation or graduate work. A minimum of 132 units is required for graduation.

Physical Fitness Proficiency

Each Bachelor of Science Major is required to demonstrate a physical fitness proficiency at the minimum level of a 3.0 before graduation. The physical fitness proficiency ex-amination is administered in KPE 263 Techniques of Fitness.

In addition to the degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology and the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, the Major must meet the following Department policies and requirements for University graduation:

  1. Each major course and prerequisite course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. A course in which a grade lower than a "C" is received must be retaken and successfully completed prior to enrolling in any course for which it is a prerequisite;
  2. Upper division courses may not be waived by substitution or examination without Department petition and approval;
  3. Current certification in First Aid (ARC-Standard, Community, EMT or equivalent) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ARC-Community, Professional Rescuer; AHA-Level B, Level C, or equivalent);
  4. Department approval.
  5. Bachelor degree Majors must also have Department clearance of lower division courses/activities and skill proficiencies.

Undergraduate Options